Caterpillar Fungus (Cordyceps Sinensis) | 30%+ Polysaccharides – Powder, 50g
Our Cordyceps Sinensis Extract is standardized to contain 30%+ Polysaccharides, which are the most abundant carbohydrate found in food and play an important role in cell health and energy levels.
Cordyceps Sinensis is an entomopathogenic fungus (a fungus that grows on insects) in the family Ophiocordycipitaceae. It is mainly found in the meadows above 3,500 meters on the Tibetan Plateau and Himalayan regions of Bhutan and Nepal. It parasitizes larvae of ghost moths and produces a fruiting body which is used as a herbal remedy and in traditional Chinese medicine. Caterpillar fungus contains Polysaccharides and the compound Cordycepin, an adenosine derivative.
What is Cordyceps Sinensis Extract?
Cordyceps Sinensis or “The Caterpillar Fungus” is a genus of fungi with a long history of use in traditional medicinal systems for a wide range of health benefits and has become popular as a supplement. The Cordyceps Sinensis species owes its potential health benefits to the compounds it contains like Polysaccharides and Cordycepic Acid which is a naturally occurring alcohol found in fungi, fruits and vegetables and used as an osmotic diuretic.
Cordyceps Sinensis Extract Benefits and Uses
Studies have shown that Cordyceps Sinensis may have the following benefits:
- May act as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant.
- Supports a healthy cardiovascular system
- May promote physical endurance
- Supports energy levels
Additional Information on Cordyceps Sinensis Extract
Cordyceps is a genus of parasitic fungi that grows on the larvae of insects. When these fungi attack their host, they replace its tissue and sprout long, slender stems that grow outside the host’s body. The remains of the insect and fungi have been hand-collected, dried and used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries.
Where to Buy Cordyceps Sinensis Extract
Botany offers high-quality Cordyceps Sinensis Extract powder in a quantity of 50g. Our Cordyceps Sinensis Extract has been lab-tested and verified for both product purity and identity.
For Best Results:
- Take 1g orally up to 1 times daily.
- Sensitive to flavors? Feel free to mix your powder into your favorite food or drink.
- Store in a cool, dry place away from light.
- A 50g jar contains 50 x 1g servings.
- We recommend using a milligram scale to accurately measure dosages.
One Serving (1g) Contains:
- Cordyceps Sinensis aqueous-based extract 1g
- Other Ingredients: none.
- No artificial colors, preservatives, or additives.
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.
Consult your physician if pregnant, nursing, have or suspect a medical condition.
Do not use if tamper seal is broken.